Citrin Cooperman Partners Bill Briggs and Brian J. Hoffman Present 2011 Tax Update at Mid-Atlantic Staffing Association Seminar

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  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) November 19, 2011 - Citrin Cooperman Partners Bill Briggs, CPA, and Brian J. "B.J." Hoffman, CPA, CFE, presented a 2011 tax update to members and guests of the Mid-Atlantic Staffing Association's (MASA) Breakfast Seminar program held in October at the Wyndham Mt. Laurel in New Jersey. Briggs and Hoffman, both Partners in the accounting, tax and business consulting firm's Philadelphia office, addressed the Internal Revenue Service's "Voluntary Classification Settlement Program," the current tax legislative landscape and year-end tax planning. MASA tapped the two CPAs to share their expertise with business owners, who regularly face new tax law enactments, revised code interpretations and heated debate over proposed tax legislation.

    "B.J. and I were pleased to join MASA in presenting this valuable educational seminar," stated Briggs. "Today's economic instability, together with constantly changing tax regulations, makes it difficult for business owners to remain current and compliant while taking advantage of tax planning opportunities. We enjoy assisting MASA members and guests in their efforts to do just that."

    Briggs leads the tax department of Citrin Cooperman's Philadelphia office. With nearly 20 years of experience, he specializes in tax planning and compliance services for closely held corporations, partnerships and high net-worth individuals. Briggs is a frequent speaker for CPA societies and other professional associations. He previously served as the director of tax seminars for The Center for Professional Education Incorporated (CPE INC.), a national organization that provides continuing professional education seminars for accountants and attorneys. A member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants, Briggs received his B.S. degree in accounting from Villanova University.

    Hoffman concentrates his practice in the areas of audit, tax and litigation support services. Possessing more than 20 years of experience, Hoffman works with clients in a variety of industries, with a particular emphasis on serving closely held entities, professional service firms and real estate enterprises. As a CFE, he also provides litigation support and forensic expertise to law firms on issues such as damage assessments, employee theft and divorce. Hoffman is a member of the American and Pennsylvania Institutes of Certified Public Accountants and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a magna cum laude graduate of Lehigh University's School of Business and Economics.

    About Citrin Cooperman - Citrin Cooperman ( is a full-service accounting firm, providing attest and assurance, tax, and business advisory services. The firm's accountants and advisors have deep experience in many industries and areas including professional services, restaurants, franchising, financial services, real estate, entertainment, staffing and executive search, valuation and forensic services, charter schools, nonprofits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Founded in 1979, the firm has offices in Philadelphia, midtown Manhattan, White Plains, N.Y., Springfield, N.J., and Norwalk, Conn. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens. Follow Citrin Cooperman on Twitter ( @ ) CitrinCooperman dot

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